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  • 2011-02-15

Esophageal leiomyoma enucleation after two laparoscopic hiatal surgeries

Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2011;11(02). URL:
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Esophageal leiomyomas probably account for 70% of all benign tumors of the esophagus. Surgical removal is indicated for symptomatic patients or for a tumor with a progressive increase in size. This is the case of a 36-year-old patient, who had previously undergone a laparoscopic operation for Nissen fundoplication for GERD, in whom an incidental leiomyoma of the distal esophagus was discovered.